Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Possible to specify.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • That may be specified; capable of being distinctly named or stated.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Admitting specification; capable of being specified.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to be specified

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective capable of being specified

Etymologies

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specify +‎ -able

Examples

  • Stereochemical properties may allow for codons and amino acids to bind in specifiable patterns but this fact alone is causally inadequate to account for the binding we observe within the system enabling gene expression.

    Are Stereochemical Explanations Causally Sufficient?

  • More specifically I don't like the absence of clarity linking remedies to specifiable outcomes.

    About: Blinded by Science

  • A theory T is defined to be decidable if there is an effective procedure of deciding whether any given sentence s belongs to T, (where an 'effective procedure' is generally defined to be a finitely-specifiable sequence of algorithmic steps).

    Theories of Everything and Godel's theorem

  • But the point is there are no mixtures and reactions indicating that chemically based codes necessarily result from specifiable conditions and identifiable substances.

    Attached to Strings

  • But the point is there are no mixtures and reactions indicating that chemically based codes necessarily result from specifiable conditions and identifiable substances.

    Attached to Strings

  • A theory T is defined to be decidable if there is an effective procedure of deciding whether any given sentence s belongs to T, (where an 'effective procedure' is generally defined to be a finitely-specifiable sequence of algorithmic steps).

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  • An origin which is almost totally speculative with respect to specifiable chemical reactions needed to yield a code.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • I would hope the one hypothesizing and incorporating a selection paradigm into theory, would have some specifiable concept as to what it is that is replicating.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • Bradford: I would hope the one hypothesizing and incorporating a selection paradigm into theory, would have some specifiable concept as to what it is that is replicating.

    Chunkdz Comes Out Smokin

  • Andrew King and Jim Kuypers: "The strategic use of communication, oral or written, to achieve specifiable goals."

    Definitions of Rhetoric

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